Which Way To The War (ITV 1994 with William Tapley, Nadia Sawalha and Simon Baker Denny)

November 15, 2013

UK /ITV – Yorkshire TV – Reg Grundy / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 19 August 1994 @ 8.30pm Writers: Jeremy Lloyd, David Croft / Executive Producer: Don Reynolds / Producer: David Croft / Director: Roy Gould Comedy. During World War II two Australian and two British soldiers are separated from their unit.

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Kilroy Was Here (Monogram 1947 with Jackie Cooper, Jackie Coogan and Wanda McKay)

November 15, 2013

USA / Monogram / 68 minutes / 1947 Writer: Dick Irving Hyland / Cinematography: William Sickner / Producer: Sid Luft / Director: Phil Karlson Cast: Jackie Cooper, Jackie Coogan, Wanda McKee, Frank Jenks A chance for two former child stars, Cooper and Coogan to reunite in a knockabout second feature that sees Cooper play a […]

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Kind Hearts And Coronets (Ealing 1949 with Dennis Price, Alec Guiness and Valerie Hobson)

November 15, 2013

UK / Ealing / 106 minutes / 1949 Writers: Robert Hamer, John Dighton, from the novel Israel Rank by John Horniman / Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe / Producer: Michael Relph / Director: Robert Hamer Cast: Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Griffith, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Dennis […]

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Jassy (Gainsborough 1947 with Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc and Dennis Price)

November 15, 2013

UK / GFD – Gainsborough / 102 minutes / 1947 Writers: Dorothy Christie, Campbell Christie, Geoffrey Kerr, from the novel by Norah Lofts / Cinematography: Geoffrey Unsworth / Costumes: Elizabeth Haffenden / Music: Henry Geehl / Producer: Sydney Box / Director: Bernard Knowles Cast: Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Dennis Price, Basil Sydney, Dermot Walsh, Cathleen […]

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Uncle Silas (GFD 1947 with Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney and Derek Bond)

November 15, 2013

UK / GFD – Two Cities / 103 minutes / 1947 Writer: Ben Travers, based on the novel by J Sheridan Le Fanu / Cinematography: Robert Krasker / Music: Alan Rawsthorne / Producers: Josef Somlo, Laurence Irving / Director: Charles Frank Cast: Jean Simmons, Katina Paxinou, Derrick De Marney, Derek Bond, Sophie Stewart, Manning Whiley, […]

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San Demetrio, London (Ealing 1943 with Walter Fitzgerald, Mervyn Johns and Gordon Jackson)

November 14, 2013

USA / Samuel Goldwyn / 112 minutes / 1952 Writer: Moss Hart / Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser / Cinematography: Harry Stradling / Director: Charles Vidor Cast: Danny Kaye, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joey Walsh, John Qualen, Philip Tongue, Eric Bruhn, Roland Petit, John Brown, Jeanne Lafayette Tuneful and enjoyable film loosely based on the life of […]

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Voyage Around My Father, A (ITV 1982 with Laurence Olivier and Alan Bates)

November 12, 2013

UK / ITV – Thames / 1×80 minute episode / Broadcast 2 March 1982 Writer: John Mortimer / Music: Marc Wilkinson / Production Design: David Marshall / Executive Producer: John Frankau / Producer and Director: Alvin Rakoff Drama. The true story of the writer’s life (John Mortimer) as he grew up with his blind father […]

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Voyage Of Charles Darwin, The (BBC-2 1978 with Malcolm Stoddard and Andrew Burt)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-2 / 7×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 October – 12 December 1978 Writer: Robert Reid / Music: Wilfred Josephs / Design: Colin Shaw / Costume: Reg Reid / Producer: Christopher Ralling / Director: Martyn Friend Period drama serial. The story of naturalist Charles Darwin’s epic voyage aboard the Beagle and his later […]

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Sandbaggers, The (ITV 1978-1980 with Roy Marsden, Richard Vernon and Ray Lonnen)

November 12, 2013

UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 20×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 18 September 1978 – 21 July 1980 Three seasons Creator: Ian Mackintosh / Music: Roy Budd / Producer: Michael Ferguson / Executive Producer: David Cunliffe This strongly played spy drama series told of the exploits of a tough no nonsense intelligence outfit known as […]

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Downton Abbey Renewed by ITV For Fifth Season

November 12, 2013

ITV have commissioned Carnival Films, the makers of Downton Abbey, to make a fifth season of the all conquering show. Viewing figures for the fourth season have remained high making the period drama the most watched drama on UK TV this year. Julian Fellowes will remain at the helm along with executive producer Gareth Neame who […]

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